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Ford To Present Mobile Response Center To Catholic Charities

August 17, 2017

The Ford Motor Company will be presenting Catholic Charities USA with a Mobile Response Center, which will be used to help bring relief and recovery services to people affected by disasters across the country. When not deployed in response to a disaster, the mobile center will be used by Catholic Charities member agencies in Washington, DC, Arlington/Northern Virginia and Baltimore to serve the homeless population, shut-ins and others who cannot readily access Catholic Charities facilities.

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T. C. Alum Joins Stevens As Track & Field Throws Coach

August 17, 2017

Samella Koroma, a T. C. Williams alum, will join the Stevens Institute of Technology track and field programs as an assistant coach during the 2017-2018 school year. Most recently, she was throws coach with the men’s and women’s programs at Virginia State University from 2014-2017. Koroma graduated from T. C. Williams High School in 2007 and still holds the school’s discus record.

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Multi-million Dollar Rehabilitation Project Underway At The Iwo Jima Memorial

August 16, 2017

A multi-million dollar project to rehabilitate the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, commonly referred to as the Iwo Jima Memorial, and improve surrounding parkland began Tuesday, Aug. 15, temporarily limiting some public access through February 2018.

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A Summer Of Learning Through Service For Middle School Students

August 14, 2017

This summer more than 200 students from George Washington Middle School, Hammond Middle School and Jefferson-Houston K-8 School participated in an enrichment program designed to help students enhance their skills in reading, writing, mathematics and social studies.

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Funeral Services For Patricia S. “Patsy” Ticer Announced

August 10, 2017

Funeral services for The Honorable Patsy Ticer will be held on Friday, Aug. 18, 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. 228 S. Pitt Street, Alexandria. Following the service there will be a reception at The Lyceum, 201 S. Washington Street, Alexandria.

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New T. C. Principal Balas Talks Shop: Challenges And Goals

August 9, 2017

Sitting behind his desk in his sparsely decorated office, newly appointed T. C. Williams High School Principal Peter Balas sipped his water. Having recently taken charge of the sole public high school in Alexandria, Balas had had a busy morning packed with meetings and people in to see him.

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Beyer Visits UCM Summer Program

August 9, 2017

U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (VA-8) stopped by the United Community Ministries' Sacramento Neighborhood Center on Friday, Aug. 4, to visit with youth participating in educational and enrichment activities this summer.

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Young Scholars Head Outdoors To Broaden Their Minds

August 7, 2017

This summer, students in the Young Scholars program embarked on a series of outdoors adventures as part of their exploration of “systems.”

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Day Of Reckoning Comes For Speeders In Capital Beltway Work Zone During Bridge Replacement Project

August 7, 2017

The “days of grace” are over, and speed cameras will be flashing bright and early Monday morning, and throughout the next 36 months, in work zones on the inner loop and outer loop of the Capital Beltway. If history is an unerring guide, lead-footed motorists zipping athwart work zones and near highway work crews at excessive speeds will end up paying millions of dollars in speed camera fines.

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Al’s Steak House Re-Opens

August 5, 2017

Al’s Steak House, a local landmark in the Del Ray neighborhood, celebrated its re-opening on Aug. 2, more than a year after a catastrophic fire closed the steak-and-cheese restaurant.

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